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Torquay may owe its very existence to a war in Europe. This was, of course, the French war at the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century. It was, however, many years later in the 1840s that a guidebook writer confirmed that the village was


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Title Value
Identifier ref 1452
Coverage Devon. Torquay
Creator Pike, John
Format html file
Publisher Torbay Library Services
Rights John Pike
Source Torbay Library Services
Subject Maritime. Torquay. War
Type Text
Keywords war hospital royalty napoleon ships navy climate anchorage torre abbey st vincent cary